- Dec 10, 2021
- PROVIDENT ENTERTAINMENT WELCOMES BEN CANTELON AS SENIOR DIRECTOR OF A&R
NASHVILLE, TENN. (DECEMBER 10, 2021) Provident Entertainment welcomes worship leader, songwriter, and producer Ben Cantelon to the team as Senior Director of A&R. As a songwriter, Cantelon has co-written songs with Chris Tomlin, Phil Wickham, Matt Redman, Maverick City, Newsboys, Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes, Matt Maher, Michael W. Smith, Passion and many more. He has released five projects as a worship artist with Survivor Records and Kingsway Music. Cantelon also held the role of worship leader and pastor at Soul Survivor, Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB), and Worship Central in the UK.
“We are thrilled to have Ben join us at Provident,” shares Blaine Barcus, Senior Vice President of A&R of Provident Entertainment. “His diverse background as an artist, worship leader, songwriter, and producer will be a huge benefit to our A&R team and the creatives he will serve/support. Most of all, Ben is a person who loves artists and understands their hearts.”
In 2017, Cantelon and his family relocated from the UK to Nashville to pursue songwriting and producing where he signed a publishing deal with Capitol CMG. With his extensive experience, he is thrilled to make the transition to the business side of the industry. Cantelon and his wife Alice have three young children and currently live in Nashville.
About Provident Entertainment: Provident Entertainment, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is home to Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Essential Worship, and Essential Music Publishing, along with Provident Films. They are home to an artist roster including Casting Crowns, Zach Williams, Elevation Worship, Koryn Hawthorne, Kirk Franklin, Maverick City Music, Travis Greene, Matt Maher, Matthew West, Marvin Sapp, and more. Provident Entertainment operates under the umbrella of Sony Music Nashville.
Ben Cantelon, Senior Director of A&R, Provident Entertainment